David is the founder of business news website TheBusinessDesk.com and a former award-winning business editor of the Yorkshire Post.
Backed by investors and funders, he launched TheBusinessDesk.com in November 2007 and expanded it into the North West and West Midlands with more than 160,000 registered users.
He held senior roles on newspapers in London, Cardiff and the Midlands, and has secured many exclusive interviews with major business figures including Sir Ken Morrison, Lord Hanson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. As a high profile figure in the business community he has built unrivalled contacts and regularly featured as a commentator on major business stories on national TV and radio.
He was awarded an Honorary Masters Degree by Leeds Metropolitan University in July 2013 in recognition of his contribution to business and journalism in Yorkshire.